Trash-atlantic flights: British Airways announces waste-to-jet fuel scheme
May 3, 2014, 12:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The U.K. carrier partners with an American biofuel firm to build a facility where the contents of Londoners' rubbish bins will be converted into jet fuel.
Turkish eco-city wants to heat homes with pistachio shells
April 21, 2014, 4:31 p.m. by Matt Hickman
From one of the world's top pistachio-producing regions comes a not-too-entirely nutty idea: Burning waste shells to heat buildings.
Which U.S. states produce the most energy? [Infographic]
February 18, 2014, 12:25 p.m.
As the United States seeks to rely less on imported oil, a few states are leading the charge in the renewable energy revolution.
From fork to furnace: New York City to heat homes with table scraps
January 2, 2014, 5 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Truckloads of organic food waste will help to boost production of methane-rich biogas at the city's largest wastewater treatment plant — biogas that will be purified and used to heat homes.
5 myths about the light bulb ban
December 17, 2013, 4:40 p.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
No, government officials won't break down your door if you have incandescent light bulbs. They will be phased out gradually, with plenty of alternatives.
5 ways to support clean energy if you can't go solar
October 30, 2013, 5:30 p.m. by Sami Grover
Not all of us can put solar panels on our houses, but we can still support renewable energy. Here's how.
In post-Fukushima Japan, homeowners gung-ho over green energy [Video]
September 26, 2013, 7:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Japanese homeowners are investing en masse in solar systems and hydrogen fuel cells in an act that the Wall Street Journal describes as a 'post-tsunami revolt against conventional electric utilities.'
How does an atom smasher work?
August 19, 2013, 1:49 p.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Particle accelerators do more than collide subatomic particles and atoms together — they provide clues about the universe.
New process uses sunlight to split water
August 19, 2013, 12:13 p.m. by Jim Scott, University of Colorado Boulder for LiveScience
The heat from the sun heats up metal oxides that in turn release oxygen atoms that mingle with steam. Hydrogen molecules can then be captured and stored.